1. Billboard Bits: Allman Brothers, CMT Awards, Phoenix, Case

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Allman Brothers open annual NYC residency, CMT Awards add pre-show block party, French act Phoenix releases third album, Case plans two albums this year. The Allman Brothers Band kicked off its annual residency at New York's Beacon Theatre last night (March 9) with an epic set…

  2. This Day in Music

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>First ladies of hip-hop Salt-N-Pepa embark on their first North American tour in four years in Indianapolis.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Singer/songwriter Chris LeDoux, who became a cult favorite on the rodeo circuit…

  3. LL Cool J (continued)

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Page three of three-page LL Cool J feature. You have had your brushes with disses, and watched the feud between Nas and Jay-Z play out. How do you feel about these types of feuds in the hip-hop community? Peace is always better than war. Competition is fun in hip-hop, but you can be…

  4. Foxy Lady

    March 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Anti-/Epitaph is hoping Neko Case's many small pockets of fans will add up to a substantial following for her new album, "Fox Confessor Brings the Flood," due this week. Anti-/Epitaph is hoping Neko Case's many small pockets of fans will add up to a substantial following…

  5. Trace Adkins, Craig Morgan / Feb. 23, 2006 / Asheville, N.C. (Thomas Wolfe Auditorium)

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Trace Adkins arrived onstage to a sold out crowd at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium in Asheville, N.C., and it wasn't long before he had them dancing and clapping along to his string of hit songs Trace Adkins arrived onstage to a sold out crowd at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium in Asheville, N…

  6. Lineups Taking Shape For Japanese Festivals

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the first batch of acts booked for this year's Fuji Rock Festival, which will be held July 28-30 in Naeba, Japan. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the first batch of acts booked for this year's Fuji Rock…

  7. This Day in Music

    February 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1997 - </b>At the 39th annual Grammy Awards held in New York, surprising wins include The Beatles for Best Pop Performance by a Duo Or Group With Vocal for the song "Free As A Bird," Best Music Vid 2003 - Otha Turner, one of the last exponents of North Mississippi&…

  8. Ask Billboard

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Prince, Sade, Enya and Andrew Seeley. THE ARTIST'S ULTIMATE? Hi Keith I just recently read online about a new Prince 'best of' album coming out this year. Is this confirmed? What is the tracklist? Will it feature any unreleased material?…

  9. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Marilyn Manson files a defamation countersuit against former Spin executive editor Craig Marks. Manson's action is in response to a multimillion-dollar suit Marks filed the month before 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of…

  10. Nickelback Tops Junos Nominees

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nickelback leads the pack with six nominations for the Junos, Canada's music awards. With six nominations Nickelback dominate the nomination list for Canada's 2006 Juno Awards. The Albertan rock act garnered nominations for top group, fan's choice award and the single award for…

  11. Byrne, Eno Revisit 'Bush Of Ghosts'

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST David Byrne and Brian Eno's landmark 1981 collaboration "My Life in the Bush of Ghosts" will be reissued March 28 via Nonesuch. The new edition features seven previously unreleased tracks that date fr David Byrne and Brian Eno's landmark 1981 collaboration "My Life in…

  12. Billboard Bits: 'Nashville Star,' TRL Awards, moe.

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson to appear on 'Nashville Star,' fourth annual TRL Awards set, moe. plans tour, festival and cruise dates. Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson have signed on to appear on the opening episodes of the fourth season of "Nashville Star." The USA…

  13. Hendryx: LaBelle Reunion In The Works

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nona Hendryx, one-third of the pop-soul act LaBelle (of "Lady Marmalade" fame), is hard at work on her first new music in 10 years, including a planned reunion album with LaBelle members Patti LaBelle Nona Hendryx, one-third of the pop-soul act LaBelle (of "Lady Marmalade"…

  14. R. Kelly Leads Soul Train Award Nominees

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST R. Kelly leads the list of nominees for the 20th annual Soul Train Music Awards, announced today (Feb. 2) by Tyrese and actress Vivica Fox at Spago restaurant in Beverly Hills, Calif. R. Kelly leads the list of nominees for the 20th annual Soul Train Music Awards, announced today (Feb. 2) by…

  15. mtvU Ramps Up Artist-Driven Programming

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Arctic Monkeys, the Federation, Gym Class Heroes, Lady Sovereign and MF Doom have been selected as the inaugural "mtvU Freshman Five," an initiative created by the college-focused network to champion Arctic Monkeys, the Federation, Gym Class Heroes, Lady Sovereign and MF Doom have…

  16. Killers, Van Dyk Heat Up Ultra Fest Lineup

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Killers, Paul Van Dyk, BT, Hot Hot Heat, Hard-Fi and Carl Cox have joined the lineup for the eighth Ultra Music Festival. The Killers, Paul Van Dyk, BT, Hot Hot Heat, Hard-Fi and Carl Cox have joined the lineup for the eighth Ultra Music Festival, which will be held March 25 at Miami'…

  17. Update: Tool Joins Depeche Mode As Coachella Headliner

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Tool will join Depeche Mode as the headliners for the 2006 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, which will be held April 29-30 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Tool performed at the first Tool will join Depeche Mode as the headliners for the 2006 Coachella Valley Music & Arts…

  18. Ask Billboard

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Julia Fordham, Pink, Destiny's Child and TLC. SEEKING JULIA Hi Keith, I am huge fan of Julia Fordham's work. Her last three albums -- "Concrete Love," "That's Life" and "That's Live" are all great -- as…

  19. LADY SOVEREIGN, "Vertically Challenged"

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z's latest project is this elfin 19-year-old northwest Londoner, whose cheeky spitball of an EP, "Vertically Challenged," indicates that, as Def Jam president, he's certainly casting his net wide. Jay-Z's latest project is this elfin 19-year-old northwest Londoner…

  20. Keys Colleague Brothers Tries Other Side Of The Mic

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Best known for his work with Alicia Keys, songwriter/producer Kerry "Krucial" Brothers is stepping out from behind the boards with his own solo rap project. Best known for his work with Alicia Keys, songwriter/producer Kerry "Krucial" Brothers is stepping out from behind…

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